Our Research

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  • Violence and Equality Paper

    Policy Research Violence Against Women

    Violence and Equality Paper

    9 May 2007

    This paper was commissioned by EVAW for the Equality Review, to argue that violence should be a cross-cutting them in the soon to be established Commission on Equality and Human Rights. The paper is being updated to be launched at an event hosted by the Equality and Diversity Forum, and

  • Developing International Indicators on Violence against Women

    Developing International Indicators on Violence against Women

    9 May 2007

    Commissioned by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women this project has required writing a technical report on recommendations made to date, and the views of states parties. The report also includes recommendations for a set of potential indicators with respect to both measuring VAW and assessing progress made

  • Evaluation of Portsmouth Sexual Assault Referral Centre

    Policy Support Projects Violence Against Women

    Evaluation of Portsmouth Sexual Assault Referral Centre

    9 May 2007

    The Portsmouth Sexual Assault Centre (SARC) is a new service for victims of recent rape and sexual assault and uniquely in the UK, is housed alongside a project responding to the needs of victims of domestic violence. This evaluation will assess service user profile, case profile, criminal justice outcomes and

  • Amina Project

    Amina Project

    9 May 2007

    This pilot project requires the development and delivery of a course that will equip participants with the skills to support survivors of sexual violence. The course will cover understanding of and approaches to the issue, the difference between counselling, advocacy, practical, emotional and peer support. At the end of the

  • Teaching and Researching Women’s Issues to Promote Women’s Equality and Empowerment

    Violence Against Women

    Teaching and Researching Women’s Issues to Promote Women’s Equality and Empowerment

    9 May 2007

    This British Council funded capacity building project links UK and Indian universities to share knowledge and skills in teaching and researching women’s studies, including work on violence against women. The project includes curriculum development and cross-cultural exchange. It aims to develop strategic collaborative and comparative research on violence and abuse

  • Different systems, similar outcomes? Tracking attrition in reported rape cases across Europe

    Different systems, similar outcomes? Tracking attrition in reported rape cases across Europe

    9 May 2007

    Falling convictions rates for rape are of considerable concern to the UK government and policy makers. Publicity surrounding this trend, accompanied by rising reporting for almost two decades, has affected public confidence in the justice system, especially among women. This project will increase knowledge and understanding of responses to reported

  • Evaluation of the WORTH Project

    Domestic Violence Evaluation Health Policy Prostitution Support Projects

    Evaluation of the WORTH Project

    15 Jul 2006

    The WORTH Project is a multi-agency funded pilot project at a hospital, that is currently training all relevant staff in the Accident and Emergency and Maternity Departments to undertake screening for domestic violence. The Project will also provide specially-trained staff based within the hospital, who will offer a wide range

  • Trust Education Theatre Project

    Children Domestic Violence Training Violence Against Women Young People

    Trust Education Theatre Project

    30 Mar 2006

    The Trust Education Theatre Project was commissioned by ‘Until the Violence Stops’, a campaigning and educational organisation. The objective of the project was to change attitudes of tolerance to violence by using drama to explore issues around healthy and unhealthy relationships. The Trust aimed: To explore young people’s expectations of

  • National Violence Against Women Strategies

    Policy Violence Against Women

    National Violence Against Women Strategies

    3 May 2005

    Linked to Amnesty International UK’s support for What a Waste: The Case for an Integrated Violence Against Women Strategy, Jo Lovett was commissioned to undertake a small study of countries where such an approach has already been adopted. The work involved locating countries with a national strategy or Plan

  • ACPO Risk Assessment Evaluation

    Criminal Justice System Domestic Violence Research Violence Against Women

    ACPO Risk Assessment Evaluation

    10 Jan 2005

    Risk assessment has become an increasingly significant aspect of police work in relation to domestic violence. The London Metropolitan Police developed a risk assessment process, as the result of findings from a project on Domestic Violence Murder Reviews for London in 2003. This risk assessment has been implemented in a